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Going Astray

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Laura and Malcolm are everyday people whose lives are turned upside down when the church community they sign into becomes more and more un-Christlike in its behaviour. When her toddler’s life is risked by the church leaders, Laura knows she has to escape. But already the community has become a prison, and she becomes more and more frantic in the struggle against her ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published July 15th 2010 by Sunpenny Publishing (first published July 1st 2010)
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Tonia Parronchi
Jan 27, 2016 Tonia Parronchi rated it it was amazing
This story will make you really think about your beliefs and look deeply inside yourselves.
Laura is so worried about her baby daughter Mel's hip problems, operations and long stays in hospital, that she cannot really focus on anything else, not even her families imminent move to a religious commune. At Jayfield's Corner, an old house specially renovated for the families of the New Wave of the Spirit Church Worldwide, Laura gradually begins to question and doubt her new way of life and the motiva
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May 21, 2015 Kate rated it really liked it
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I must admit I wanted to slap the main character at first, but the way she found strength within herself when her family was threatened was excellent. Overall, I liked the honesty in this book. Not an easy topic and Moore writes well, with a bravery to say what many of us have thought at times, especially looking at the marital relationship. Food for thought and a good read.
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